Odisha is one of the fastest growing states of India and is a land of unmatched opportunities. Odisha achieved GDP growth of 8.78% during 2014-15, 20% higher than India's GDP growth rate, and is poised to grow at around 12% by year 2020.
The Agriculture and Farmers Empowerment Department mainly consists of 4 executive wings namely, Directorate of Agriculture and Food Processing, Directorate of Horticulture, Directorate of Soil Conservation and Watershed Mission. Besides these, a number of autonomous bodies like Department of Fisheries & Animal Resources Development , Department of co-operation ,Odisha State Seeds Corporation (O.S.S.C), Odisha Agro Industries Corporation (O.A.I.C.), Agriculture Promotion and Investment Corporation of Odisha Limited (APICOL), Odisha State Seed and Organic Products Certification Agency (OSSOPCA), Institute on Management of Agricultural Extension (IMAGE), Odisha Cashew Development Corporation are also working under the Department.
Dr. S N Mishra
INSTITUTE ON MANAGEMENT OF AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION
Siripur, Bhubaneswar-751003, Odisha
Phone: 91-674-2561879, 2562151
Dr. Subhrendu Sekhar Dey
The Agricultural Promotion and Investment corporation of Odisha Ltd.
Plot No: 326, Baramunda, Bhubaneswar-751003
Tel : 91-674-2354125,2354006
Sudipta Mukherjee (Deputy Director)